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Spicy Bean Burgers

Spicy black eye bean burgers with yogurt mint dressing.



  1. Fry the onions, garlic, red chili (flakes or chopped chili) and cumin seeds in oil until the onion softens, Remove from heat.
  2. Drain the beans and mash in a blender, or by hand. Add the egg, breadcrumbs, chili powder and the onion mix, and mix well and season.
  3. Shape into 4 small burgers. Ideally leave in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  4. When ready to serve, fry off burgers in pan of oil on both sides until brown.
  5. Serve with a mint and yogurt dressing (mix up some mint sauce with some yogurt) and also a large helping of salad.
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I have not tried this yet but this recipe sounds yum. Do you think they can be frozen?
17 Apr 12 by member: Not a Shrub
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Nutrition summary:

There are 340 calories in 1 serving of Spicy Bean Burgers.
Calorie break-down: 17% fat, 61% carbs, 22% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 59
Calories 340
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6.54g 10%
  Saturated Fat 2.37g 12%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.38g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.844g  
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 748mg 31%
Potassium 762mg  
Total Carbohydrate 52.33g 17%
  Dietary Fiber 6.8g 27%
  Sugars 13.38g  
Protein 19.23g  
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 141%
Calcium 64% Iron 46%
of RDI*
(340 calories)
17% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (61%)
Fat (17%)
Protein (22%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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